Friday, April 27, 2012

STUDENT BULLETIN  Friday, April 27, 2012

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Authentic Voices is meeting today either this period (P.2) or P.3 in room E204.

 

Upward Bound members, please remember to turn in your signed announcements and summer forms to Ms. Hays by today. 

 

The VAN’s shoe design team will be meeting in Mr. DiGioia’s room today after school.

 

There will be a meeting of the Gay Straight Alliance on Tuesday May 1st after school in room E311. Please come, even if you missed the first meeting. You will be electing officers.

 

The Line O’ Type, Moline High School’s newspaper, is looking for reporters, editors, photographers, cartoonists, advertising salespeople, and business managers for next years paper. Pick up an application in the publications office on 2nd floor B-wing now! All applications are due by May 4th.

 

COUNSELING

National Honor Society Members: Congratulations on your accomplishments! Please remember to turn in your Birdies for Charity forms to the counseling center. Seniors–Remember to write “thank you” notes to the NHS Foundation for your scholarships. Mrs. Griffith’s address and thank you notes are available from Mrs. Ryser in the counseling center if you do not have them.

 

MISC

In the throws of a blinding passion?  Wearing your heart on your sleeve?  Then spend an entertaining lunch period in the library today.  Come see “Why love…? A Shakespearean Informance” performed by Daniel Haughey.  You know the bard – it’s bound to be good!

 

Caps and gowns will be distributed on Monday, April 30th in the AUD lobby. Monday is the only day you may pick up caps and gowns at this location.

 

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre is coming to MHS!  On Tuesday, May 1, Chicago Shakespeare is performing their production of Taming of the Shrew in our auditorium during periods 5 and 6.  Buy your tickets from your English teacher today and tomorrow for only $10/each to see this awesome professional production!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

STUDENT BULLETIN  Thursday, April 19, 2012

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

The Academic Team KMO/pizza party is tonight in Room B131 at 5:30 p.m. You should be finished by 8:15 p.m.

 

Flag Corp tryouts for the 2012-2013 school year are Thursday, Apr. 26 and Friday, Apr. 27 from 3:30 to 4:30 outside the band room. These are mandatory for all wanting to participate.

 

Any student interested in participating in the GLSEN National Day of Silence on Friday should pick up a card in one of these locations: E311, Media Center, B157, Main Office, or D107. Help raise awareness for our LGTBQ community.

 

SPORTS

Cheerleading tryouts begin next week.  If you are interested in trying out and have not received the application, please see Ms. Dixon is room J210. Cheer Clinic dates are Monday and Tuesday of next week from 4-6:00. The tryout is next Thursday at 4:00.  

 

MISC

Butterfield Prairie t-shirt orders are still being taken at the book store. White shirts are $8, black shirts $12.  Go to the bookstore and place your orders or make a donation. Proceeds will furnish a pathway through the prairie plot as well as a memorial sign.

 

In honor of Shakespeare’s 448th birthday on Monday some of our talented MHS students will be performing one scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the library during lunch.  Come up to the library as soon as you finish eating on Monday to catch the fun!

 

There is a Bride and Groom garage sale at the Golden Leaf Center in Davenport this Saturday from noon to 2:00. This is a great opportunity to purchase gently used formal dresses that have been donated by people who have been in weddings. It costs $5 to get in the door to shop. All proceeds raised are donated to a local scholarship.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

STUDENT BULLETIN  Wednesday, April 18, 2012

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

All Academic Team members are reminded to attend the KMO/Pizza Party tomorrow in Room B131 starting around 5:30 p.m. You should be finished by 8:15 p.m.

 

Flag Corp tryouts for the April 2012-2013 school year are Thursday, Apr. 26 and Friday, Apr. 27 from 3:30 to 4:30 outside the band room. These are mandatory for all wanting to participate.

 

COUNSELING

The Quad Cities Insurance Association is now offering a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors.  Download the criteria and application from counseling website. This scholarship has a due date of April 25.

 

The “America the Beautiful” Scholarship is now open to all students in high school. Applicants must submit an essay and the winner may win up to $10,000. For more information, visit the counseling website. The scholarship has a due date of May 14, 2012.

 

SPORTS

Attention high school boys. All boys 9th grade thru 11th grade interested in trying out for basketball next year need to attend a meeting tonight at 8:00 pm at Wharton field house. The meeting will be very short as we will be passing out camp information forms and talking about the summer schedule. It is important you attend so you know what the schedule is for the summer.

 

MISC

Many of you remember the crazy, tattooed science teacher Mr. Butterfield.  In dedication to his memory, we are selling Butterfield Prairie T-shirts.  Mr. Butterfield worked very hard to establish our unique prairie plot here at MHS which will be named in his honor this spring. Money raised will be used to install a stone path around and through the prairie as well as purchase a memorial sign. White shirts are $8, black shirts $12.  Go to the bookstore and place your orders NOW!  Don’t need a shirt?  Donations of any amount will be accepted!! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, April 16, 2012

STUDENT BULLETIN  Monday, April 16, 2012

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Student Congress will meet tonight at 6:30 in room D-125.

 

Young Life will meet tonight at Riverside Life Center at 8:08 p.m. Everyone is welcome so come and bring a friend with you.

 

There is an informational meeting for the Gay-Straight Alliance group tomorrow at 3:10 in the faculty cafeteria. The Day of Silence is Friday, April 20th.

 

Upward Bound will have a study session tomorrow after school. Hope to see you there!

 

Drama Club will meet in E204 after school Tuesday. See you then!

 

The MHS Book Club will be having its meeting Tuesday during your lunch in E204. Have some pizza or bring your own lunch. See you there!

 

Authentic Voices members are invited to “Pizza & Movie Night” April 18th at 4:30 in room E204. You will have pizza then watch “Lottery Ticket”. The cost is $5. See Mrs. Olson or Mrs. Dexter in the counseling center to sign up.

 

COUNSELING

The Quad Cities Insurance Association is now offering a $500 scholarship to graduating seniors.  Download the criteria and application off the counseling website. This scholarship has a due date of April 25.

 

SPORTS

This is a reminder to all 9th and 10th grade boys that open weight lifting is today at 3:30 in the weight room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, April 13, 2012

STUDENT BULLETIN  Friday, April 13, 2012

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

There is an informational meeting for the Gay-Straight Alliance group next Tuesday, April 17th at 3:10 in the faculty cafeteria. The Day of Silence is Friday, April 20th.

 

COUNSELING

The local scholarships available to graduating Moline senior students are still available with applications and criteria on the counseling website.  The due date for these scholarships is April 16, 2012.

 

Scholarships available to Moline High School seniors are as follows:

1.  The Justin Sharp Memorial Scholarship – worth $1500 – due June 1

2.  The Moline Lodge Scholarship – worth $500 – due May 30

3.  The Rock Island County NAACP Educational Scholarship – worth $500 – due April 27

4.  The Family College Scholarship for Hispanic Students – due May 1

5.  The Donna and Mertroe Hornbuckle Scholarship – worth $1000 – due April 30.

Students interested in Engineering should attend an Engineering Bright Futures Event at the WIU-QC Riverfront Campus on Friday, April 20th from 4:00 to 7:00. There will be free pizza and soda at this open house that will teach you about the WIU-QC Engineering Program.

Seniors– there is a WIU-QC Think Purple Stay Local open house today.  Spots were to be reserved, so check with your counselor.

The Three Doctors will present “The Next Big Thing” transitions conference for parents and students to explore opportunities to assist them in making a positive transition after high school.  Topics will include options after high school, financial aid, and scholarships. This conference is April 24th at the Adler Theatre from 6-8:30 p.m.

MISC

Students wanting to sign up for Driver Education offered this summer must get a permission form from their counselor. You may do this before school, during lunch, or after school (not during class or passing times). Summer School sign-ups will be held at the book store next week. As a reminder, the permission form must be signed by your counselor before you enroll. You must have the payment with you at the time of registration. The fee for the Driver Ed summer session is $225.

 

In honor of the birthday of Thomas Jefferson, the father of American libraries, your MHS library will offer a ONE DAY ONLY amnesty on overdue fines for any book you TODAY ONLY. So this is the time to stop ignoring the notes you have been getting every week, dig through your locker, your book bag, your car, your home and find those books.  There will not be another opportunity this year to have your fines forgiven. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, April 13, 2012

STUDENT BULLETIN  Friday, April 13, 2012

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

There is an informational meeting for the Gay-Straight Alliance group next Tuesday, April 17th at 3:10 in the faculty cafeteria. The Day of Silence is Friday, April 20th.

 

COUNSELING

The local scholarships available to graduating Moline senior students are still available with applications and criteria on the counseling website.  The due date for these scholarships is April 16, 2012.

 

Scholarships available to Moline High School seniors are as follows:

1.  The Justin Sharp Memorial Scholarship – worth $1500 – due June 1

2.  The Moline Lodge Scholarship – worth $500 – due May 30

3.  The Rock Island County NAACP Educational Scholarship – worth $500 – due April 27

4.  The Family College Scholarship for Hispanic Students – due May 1

5.  The Donna and Mertroe Hornbuckle Scholarship – worth $1000 – due April 30.

Students interested in Engineering should attend an Engineering Bright Futures Event at the WIU-QC Riverfront Campus on Friday, April 20th from 4:00 to 7:00. There will be free pizza and soda at this open house that will teach you about the WIU-QC Engineering Program.

Seniors– there is a WIU-QC Think Purple Stay Local open house today.  Spots were to be reserved, so check with your counselor.

The Three Doctors will present “The Next Big Thing” transitions conference for parents and students to explore opportunities to assist them in making a positive transition after high school.  Topics will include options after high school, financial aid, and scholarships. This conference is April 24th at the Adler Theatre from 6-8:30 p.m.

MISC

Students wanting to sign up for Driver Education offered this summer must get a permission form from their counselor. You may do this before school, during lunch, or after school (not during class or passing times). Summer School sign-ups will be held at the book store next week. As a reminder, the permission form must be signed by your counselor before you enroll. You must have the payment with you at the time of registration. The fee for the Driver Ed summer session is $225.

 

In honor of the birthday of Thomas Jefferson, the father of American libraries, your MHS library will offer a ONE DAY ONLY amnesty on overdue fines for any book you TODAY ONLY. So this is the time to stop ignoring the notes you have been getting every week, dig through your locker, your book bag, your car, your home and find those books.  There will not be another opportunity this year to have your fines forgiven. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

STUDENT BULLETIN  Wednesday, April 11, 2012

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

VAN’s Shoe Design Club has a short meeting today (promptly) after school.

 

MHS Book Club—This month’s selection is available in the library. Come check it out!

 

Art Club WILL NOT meet this Thursday.

 

COUNSELING

The local scholarships available to graduating Moline senior students are still available with applications and criteria on the counseling website.  The due date for these scholarships is April 16, 2012.

 

The Family College Scholarship for Hispanic Students is now being offered.  Criteria and applications may be downloaded from the Counseling Website. This scholarship has a due date of May 1, 2012.

The Donna and Mertroe Hornbuckle Scholarship is now available exclusively to Moline High School graduating seniors.  Students must answer an essay and requirements are available on the Counseling Website.  This scholarship is worth $1000 and has a due date of April 30.

Do you want a summer job that pays well and gives you a good tan? You only need to be 14 years old. See Mrs. Dexter in the counseling center for details.

Any current 9th or 10th grade student interested in learning about leadership, character and justice, is invited to check out the class at St. Ambrose University this summer. Space is limited, so get info from Mrs. Dexter a.s.a.p.

The Bi-lingual college fair will take place this Saturday, April 14th at the LULAC center in Davenport from noon to 2 p.m. Over 25 colleges will be represented. For more information, see the flyer on the bulletin board on 1st floor, B-wing, by the drinking fountain near the main entrance.

SPORTS

All girls planning to play volleyball next year should attend a brief meeting before school this Thursday morning in coach Albrecht’s room B322 at 7:50 a.m. This informational volleyball meeting will last approximately 10 minutes so please be on time. Both summer camp and summer league information will be distributed. See coach Albrecht in advance if you cannot attend.

 

All students interested in trying out for next year’s Cheerleading squad should attend an informational meeting this Thursday in room J210 at 3:30.  

 

Any girls interested in basketball should attend open gym tonight and tomorrow in the west gym from 3:30-4:30.

 

MISC

Anyone planning to submit a book recommendation list to the media center should do so immediately.

 

Students wanting to sign up for Driver Education offered this summer must get a permission form from their counselor. You may do this before school, during lunch, or after school (not during class or passing times). Summer School sign-ups will be held at the book store next week. As a reminder, the permission form must be signed by your counselor before you enroll.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

STUDENT BULLETIN  Tuesday, April 10, 2012

 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Key Club please join us for a meeting TODAY after school in the cafeteria. Mike Ross from United Way will be here to give you an award and a treat for all of your hard work! There will also be a brief talk about the next service project and how to sign up. See you after school!

 

Upward Bound will have a study session today after school. See you then!

 

VAN’s Shoe Design Club has a short meeting today and tomorrow (promptly) after school.

 

Drama Club will meet after school today in E204.

 

Art Club WILL NOT meet this Thursday.

 

COUNSELING

Riverbend Veterinarian Clinic needs a kennel assistant. See Mrs. Dexter in the counseling office if you’re interested.

 

SPORTS

All students interested in trying out for next year’s Cheerleading squad should attend an informational meeting this Thursday in room J210 at 3:30.  

 

MISC

Thank you Peg and Frank Boothe for your hard work in weeding and beautifying the senior patio over break! It’s much appreciated!!